Today in New York Weather History: November 19
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Today in New York Weather History: November 20


1942 (Friday)

Today's high of 74° (22 degrees above average) came just six days after the earliest occurrence on record of a high of 32°.



1951 (Tuesday)

For the second day in a row the high/low was a cold 35°/26° (16 degrees below average).


1953 (Friday)

For the fourth day in a row temperatures were very mild, and nearly identical, with highs/lows of: 71°/50° today, 71°/50° yesterday, 72°/50° two days ago, and 71°/49° on 11/17.  This compares to the average high/low of 53°/41°.  This period of springlike conditions came two weeks after 2.2" of snow fell on 11/6.


1985 (Wednesday)

Today's high/low of 77°/62° was twenty-four degrees above average.  Not surprisingly, the high temperature was the warmest of the month and a record for the date.  It followed by just four days the coldest reading of the month (low of 33°).




1986 (Thursday)

In a reverse from yesterday's falling temperatures, today's temperatures rose throughout the day, warming from 26° just after midnight to 57° nearly twenty-four hours later.  Rain moved in after dark, with half of the night's 0.94" falling between 11 PM and midnight.

1988 (Saturday)

3.37" of rain fell, a record for the date.  It came down heaviest during the 45-minute period between 7:34-8:19 PM, when 0.56" poured down.  Winds gusted to 40 mph.  This was the biggest rainstorm in more than four years (since the end of May 1984).




1991 (Tuesday)

Today's high was 74°, twenty-one degrees warmer than average.




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William in NJ

you can say in a 2016 statement that it was the first day this autumn season with a high temperature chillier than 50°. the latest date for this occurrence since 1994 when it happened on November 23.

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